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SOLD - Springfields Campsite And Fun Park, Newquay

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A rare opportunity to acquire a Campsite and children's Fun Park between Newquay and Wadebridge, with the benefit of Planning Permission for a Touring (80) and Static (10) Caravan Site with and Planning Consent for owners Bungalow / Reception. Set in c. 31 acres, this well presented and equipped site offers a strong business, with growth potential in an ideal holiday location. Viewing advised.

  • EPC: D95

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Springfields is ideally situated just off the Trekenning Roundabout on the A39 at St Columb, also with easy access to the A30, making this an ideal location for a wide potential customer base, being close to the major resort of Newquay, close to Wadebridge and Truro. Springfields enjoys a quiet rural valley setting, yet with excellent transport links.

The location of Springfields is regarded a key asset of its recent success and its future growth plans.

The Property/business

We understand Springfields has traded for the past circa 20 years, having diversified from a former farm, has been in our clients tenure for the past three years, who during their tenure have significantly improved the infrastructure and buildings of the site, improved the business model and most recently gained Planning Permission for a dedicated campsite in connection with the Leisure Park, as this is considered central to the the growth of the business.

The business trades on a seasonal basis and we are advised the year end February 2019 is in the region of £200,000, with a Gross Profit level of 85% and an adjusted net profit of £92,121 per annum. Information would of course be made available subject to a viewing appointment in the normal manner.

Further information regarding the site can be seen via our clients website

The Accommodation Comprises

(all areas and dimensions are approximate)

The Park

The overall site is 31 acres (with approximately 8 acres being given over to the campsite and owners accommodation), therefore leaving approximately 23 acres given over to the Leisure Park.

The Campsite

The campsite is accessed as one passes the principle play barn and comprises circa 7.1 acres being attributable to the campsite, with a further 0.9 acre for the owners/ managers accommodation (being 8 acres in total) and is a gently sloping site which enjoys far reaching country views over neighbouring land and towards the Leisure Park, but enjoys high levels of privacy as it is away from the principal activity. The Planning Permission allows for 80 touring caravans and 10 static caravans to be sited and a new amenities/shower block. In addition Planning Permission for a new bungalow/reception.

At the time of writing we are advised 50 pitches have been developed (Summer Season 2018) with 30 electric and 20 non electric pitches. We understand there has been considerable interest in this facility. New (2017) Shower / Ablution block, comprising 7 wet rooms, WC etc. A 3 bedroom Willerby (2018) Static caravan and a 3 bedroom Aurora (2015) Static caravan for hire.

Currently sited at the entrance to the campsite is a Willerby Aurora 35 x 12, 3 berth caravan, positioned in 2015, which are to be included with the site and which would allow residential consent, whilst the campsite is being developed.

Leisure Park

The Leisure Park is accessed initially by entering the large car park and then into the entrance of the:-

Play Barn

The Play Barn measures 52.87m in length x 15.66m in width, with an eaves height (to the centre) of 5.78m, making this a very large building indeed, equating to circa 9,000 sqft, with further recessed areas off (The Magic Woodlands), measuring 15.18m x 6.17m plus 9.28m x 6.17m.

Therefore, the Play Barn is in excess of 10,000 sqft and has at one end a soft play area, reception and shop, the aforementioned enchanted wood, slides and free play equipment. At the other end of barn is the seating area servicing the cafe and also on a mezzanine level there is a further seating area.

Store Room

Off the main barn, 6.13m x 4.23m.

Commercial Kitchen

7.87m x 4.61m (plus side extension). With 3 extraction systems, dish wash area and food preparation etc. Steps up to:-

Raised Seating Area

13.47m x 6.97m, windows to two sides with far reaching views over the park.

On the ground floor ladies and gents wcs and disabled/baby changing facility.

Animal Barns

Adjacent to the principle Play Barn are the block and stone buildings housing the animals in a courtyard configuration, measuring 15.6m x 6.24m, plus 25m x 4.8m and 31m x 6.5m. With stable doors, water troughs.

Ancillary Buildings/facilities


9.15m x 4.71m (power light connected).

Store Room

7.73m x 6.13m (power light connected).

Parking Area

To the front of the property for circa 100 vehicles (also with an overflow area of circa 0.5 acres) to the rear of the animal barns and workshop.

Winter Caravan Storage

Of approximately 0.5 acres.

Outside Facilities

Immediately beyond the barn access is gained to the Leisure Park and briefly comprises a seating and general play area, with a wooden Castle and Train; the Goat House, Pirate Ship, duck racing, the island, the pony trek, large fish lake, the boating lake (with bunny hill), the woodland walk, a zip wire, the go cart track, pony paddocks etc.

Planning Permission/surveys

Copies of the following are available upon request

Planning Permission Pa15/11772

Construction of Managers dwelling

Planning Permission Pa15/09839

Permission to provide 10 static and 80 touring pitches of holiday accommodation

Section 106 Agreement

Relating to land at Springfields Pony Centre and Fun Park (dated 17th October 2016)

Copies Of:-

Springfields Overall Site
Springfields Owners bungalow/reception
Springfields Amenity Block
Springfields Campsite Layout

Position of Owners/Managers Accommodation in relation to existing
Planning Permission: Owners/Managers Accommodation
Planning Permission Campsite
Section 106 Agreement
Habitat Survey
Mining Survey
Environmental Survey
Transport Statement
Drainage & Water Survey



General Information

Local Authority

Cornwall Council
General Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Planning 0300-1234-151

Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Rating for this property is D95.


An Inventory of all loose chattels and equipment, free of any lease/lien, to be included within the sale will be supplied by Miller Commercial prior to exchange of Contracts.

Business Rates

We refer you to the government website


Prospective owners should make their own enquiries of the appropriate statutory undertakers:
Western Power: 0845 601 2989
South West Water: 0800 169 1144
Transco: 0800 111 999


To be taken at valuation

Value Added Tax

All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.


If you require advice regarding the Financing of a Business, at no initial cost, please contact us on the numbers below.

Contact Information

For further information or an appointment to view please contact:-

Graham Timmins on 01872 247019 or via email or

PLANS: Plans and maps reproduced under Ordnance Survey Licence No LIG1179. Not to scale and for identification of the property only. They are not intended to show actual site boundaries and not guaranteed to be accurate.

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] Any intending purchaser or tenant must satisfy him/herself by inspection or other wise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars; [c] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [d] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment through Miller Commercial.

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